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Pro-Ject Announces New Debut Pro Turntable

July 16th, 2021

The following is a press release issued by Sumiko and Pro-Ject.

MAPLE GROVE, MN (July 15, 2021) – Sumiko and Pro-Ject USA are proud to announce the new Debut PRO Turntable from Pro-Ject Audio Systems. The original Pro-Ject 1 and its successor, the Debut series, revolutionized the music listening experience while reinvigorating a passion for analog playback – a turning point for the in ... Read More.

Dynaudio Announces Updated Emit Series

July 2nd, 2021

Following is a press release from Dynaudio.

Dynaudio, the Danish loudspeaker manufacturer, has updated its award-winning Emit family of passive speakers.

Emit is the entry point to the high-end Dynaudio universe. It’s been created to deliver eyebrow-raising audio performance for the price – taking the guesswork out of what, for many, is their first step into audiophil ... Read More.

Focal Naim America Announces “Mixed on Focal”

June 18th, 2021

The following is a press release issued by Focal Naim America.

Montreal, Canada | June 2021— Focal Naim America, a leading North American importer, and distributor of premium consumer and professional electronics brands, announces “Mixed on Focal” a new program to highlight the true sound of music as the artist, mix engineer, producer, and record label meant the ... Read More.

Aurender Announces N30SA and N200 Music Streamers

June 5th, 2021

Introduction to the Aurender N30SA

Inheriting Aurender's unique next-generation family design identity, the N30SA is visually distinguished by both its dual-chassis form factor and wide-screen full-color LCD display first seen on the A30 and N20. At first glance, you immediately notice its substantial presence, elegance and grace – a visual metaphor of what to expect sonically. However, ... Read More.

Apple Music announces Lossless Audio, & Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos

May 17th, 2021

We are glad to see more streaming lossless being introduced to the market with Spotify rumored to follow soon.

The following is a press release from Apple.

Apple Music announces Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos; will bring Lossless Audio to entire catalog

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today announced Apple Music is bringing industry-leading sound quality to subscr ... Read More.

Sonova Acquires Sennheiser Headphone Business

May 7th, 2021

Press release from Sonova and Sennheiser

Sennheiser and the Sonova Holding AG with headquarters in Stäfa, Switzerland, today announced their future cooperation under the Sennheiser brand. The global provider of medical hearing solutions will fully take over Sennheiser's Consumer Electronics business. Subject to regulatory approval, the plan is to complete the transfer of the business to S ... Read More.

Wilson Audio Announces Alexx V

April 24th, 2021

The following is a press release issued by Wilson Audio.

March 29, 2021 – When it came time to upgrade the Alexx®, Daryl Wilson wanted to be sensitive to where research and development had brought Wilson Audio® over the past five years. The decision was made that a fresh look at the Alexx was in order, so Wilson Audio’s R&D team approached the Alexx V as it if were an all ... Read More.

Qobuz and Zappa Records Offer Iconic Frank Zappa Albums in Hi-Res for the First Time

April 9th, 2021

March 31, 2021 – Qobuz, the music lovers’ Hi-Res streaming and download provider, has partnered with UMe and Zappa Records to provide dozens of Frank Zappa albums for the first time in Hi-Res Audio.

UMe, the global catalog company of Universal Music Group, and Zappa Records are launching today a Hi-Res reissue campaign on Qobuz totaling 29 albums spanning all phases of Zappa&r ... Read More.

Qobuz Becomes First Hi-Res, 24-bit Streaming Service Available on Sonos

March 26th, 2021

The following is a press release issued by Qobuz.

March 24, 2021 — Qobuz, the music lovers’ Hi-Res streaming and download provider, is now the first music service to deliver 24-bit Hi-Res audio streaming on Sonos. Qobuz customers will be able to listen to studio-quality music on their Sonos speakers, preserving all of the details and color of original recordings, with the ease ... Read More.

AXPONA Moves To New 2021 Dates in October

March 14th, 2021

Press Release from AXPONA

March 3, 2021 

Dear AXPONA Community, 

We miss seeing you in person and are optimistic we can all gather again this year. Our team is closely monitoring the vaccine rollout, international travel rules, and state and local government regulations for holding indoor events in 2021. Based on this holistic perspective, and given that the s ... Read More.

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